Walk through one of Vermont's most beautiful landscapes, under the shade of sugar maples and 400-year-old hemlocks, across covered bridges and alongside rambling stone walls. This is a landscape of loss, recovery, and conservation. This is a story of stewardship, of people taking care of places - sharing an enduring connection to land and a sense of hope for the future. Read More
Green Pastures and Green Mountains
Forest Festival - Sat. Sept 22 10am-5pm
Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, enjoy hands-on activities, forest history, and woodworking demonstrations among the glory of fall foliage.
Autumn's in the Air Sept 23 10am-Noon
Join Ed Sharron, NPS Science Communication Specialist at the Park for an easy hike and discuss the changes to ‘nature’s calendar’.
Appalachian Trail Hike - Sept 29
Join us for a hike 9:30am-12:30pm on the iconic trail with park staff & Green Mountain Club. Reservations required. Call 802-457-3368 x222.
Yoga Hikes Inner Lift Yoga Oct 6 9:30am
Enjoy 2-hour walking meditation in the woods & fields as you pause for instruction that incorporates elements of the natural environment.
Mondays - Untold Stories 2-3pm
Many people not named Marsh, Billings, or Rockefeller lived at, worked on, or visited this place & created positive change - discover more
Tuesdays: Art Pick 2-3pm
Participants decide focus: paintings, sculpture, decorative arts - the Mansion is a treasure trove of beautiful and intriguing objects.
Women's Wednesdays 2-3pm tour
Join us on Wednesdays and learn about the accomplished and influential women who helped shape this estate, community and the nation.
Conservation Through Artist's Eye
Thurs 2-3:15- View art by acclaimed landscape painters (Bierstadt, Cole & Durand) & explore how art influenced the conservation movement.
Fallout Fridays - 2-3pm
How did the Cold War influence conservation thinking? Descend into the 1960s era fallout shelter built by Laurance Rockefeller
Junior Rangers Adventures Saturday 1-2pm
Kids 7-12 Complete activities with park ranger & learn about nature & this special national park, earn Junior Ranger Badge.
Gardens Thru the Generations - Sat @ 2pm
Explore the gardens - formal & "secret" - tucked into the hills beyond the Mansion, that underscore the site's story of nature appreciation
Sundays Hidden Spaces Unique Places
Sunday 2-3:15 View spaces usually closed to the public on this behind-the-scenes tour - from the 3rd floor of Mansion to servant’s quarters
Last updated: September 17, 2018